Hymns from the Rigveda

Hymns from the Rigveda

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...is meant is quite uncertain. Muir translates ' through the speckled cloud, ' following Roth. "Prof. Roth translates this verse as follows in his illustrations oE the Nirukta, p. 19: Sr hat dort durch den krausen Wolkenzug der Sonne goldenes Rad hindarchgelenkt, dr treffliche Fuhrmann (Pushan)= He has guided there the golden wheel of the sun through the curled train of clouds, the excellent driver (Pushan). In his Lexicon he renders the word parusha by variegited," &c. Sayana's interpretation is from Yaska, Nirukta, ii, G, 3Tr( ff nrefT 1 s?rrc: TST I qt?r?r Hi'aftftWTC =. Delbriick has a note which I translate: --"The god referred to in verse 3 is again Indra, who here too is called rf?TIT: -That is, according to Dlhriick, as in the preceding verse. That Pushan was his companion in the exploit mentioned is left to he inferred. The exploit is this: Indra depressed the wheel of the sun. The sun was at the time purushe gavi 'beside the brindled bull, ' that is, it may he con jectured, the speckled clouds. Kuhn takes this myth, which is often referred to, to mean that Indra presses the sun's wheel down from the mountain of clouds, slays the demon, and brings the light of heaven back to mortals. (Herabkunft des Feuers, 65.) Some of the parallel passages would admit of the explanation that the sun is lost in the clouds of evening." 2. rnrer. 'The sun's wheel.' Compare (Roth) iv, fG, 12, R-CTOTcff ffrTK'tfi." Sayana rrj: qtWT fT TTTJ 3Tft% PTfa Verse 4 Padapatiia: q-cT 3T?T rf 5s5 STfffT tins: rT Jpt mm II V as an expletive, or overlooked it. Compare a similar case at x, 160, 4, (though the manuscripts, or a failure to apprehend his real meaning, may be at fault). Roth, followed by Grassmann and Ludwig, holds that it is...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565878
  • 9781236565877